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Bowen Zhou's Publications

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Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. Zhou, B and F. K. Chow, 2013: Nighttime cold-air intrusions and transient warming of a steep valley: a nested large-eddy simulation study. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. in press.  pdf
  2. Zhou, B and F. K. Chow, 2012: Turbulence modeling for the stable atmospheric boundary layer and implications for wind energy. Flow Turbulence and Combustion, 88, 255-277. pdf
  3. Zhou, B and F. K. Chow, 2011: Large-eddy simulation of the stable boundary layer with explicit filtering and reconstruction turbulence modeling. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 68(9), 2142-2155. pdf
IN REVIEW
  1. Zhou, B and J. S. Simon and F. K. Chow 2014: The convective boundary layer in the terra-incognita, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, submitted. 
  2. Zhou, B and F. K. Chow, 2013: Nested Large-Eddy Simulations of the Intermittently Turbulent Stable Atmospheric Boundary Layer over Real Terrain. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. in review
  3. Byunghyun H., P. T. Imhoff, C. Rella, B. Zhou, F. K. Chow, 2013: Short-Term Analysis of Airborne and Ground Measurements for Quantifying Methane Emissions from Landfills. Environmental Science & Technology, in review. 

IN PREPARATION

  1. Zhou, B and D. M. Romps: Numerical study on the dispersion of urban emissions and downwind measurements. 

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Conferences and Presentations

INVITED PAPER

Chow, F.K. and B. Zhou, “Atmospheric turbulence modeling and implications for wind energy”, Invited Paper, 8th International ERCOFTAC Symposium on Engineering Turbulence Modeling and Measurements, June 9-11, 2010, Marseille, France.

TECHNICAL REPORT

Chow, F. K., Dvorak, M. J., and B. Zhou, “Smart wind turbines: a new system for improved energy yield”, technical report, California Energy Commission, Nov 2012.

INVITED TALK

Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Center for Climate Science, Sept. 2013

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, PCMDI and WInd Energy Group, Feb. 2013

University of California, Berkeley, Environmental engineering seminar, Nov 2012

National Center for Atmospheric Research, Wave-turbulence Interactions in Stable Atmospheric Boundary Layers Workshop, July 2012

ORAL PRESENTATION

Chow, F. K., L. Goodfriend, and B. Zhou: Approximate deconvolution models for LES of atmospheric boundary flows, SIAM Conference on Dynamical Systems, May 19-23, 2013, Snowbird, UT. 

Dvorak, M. J., D. J. Wiersema, B. Zhou, F. K. Chow, “Detection of nocturnal coherent turbulence in the US Great Plains and effects on wind turbine fatigue”, AGU fall meeting, Dec 3-7, 2012, San Francisco, CA.

Zhou, B and F. K. Chow, “Nighttime Shear-Instability Waves and Transient Warming in a Steep Valley”, 65th Annual Meeting of the APS/DFD, Nov 18-20, San Diego, CA.

Zhou, B and F.K. Chow, “Nighttime cold-air intrusion and transient warming in a steep valley: a nested large-eddy simulation study”, 15th AMS Conference on Mountain Meteorology, Aug 20-24, 2012, Steamboat Springs, CO.

Zhou, B and F.K. Chow, “Large-eddy simulation of the nighttime boundary layer during CASES-99”, 20th AMS Symposium on Boundary Layer Turbulence, July 8-13, 2012, Boston, MA.

POSTER PRESENTATION

Zhou, B and F. K. Chow, “Gas plume modeling of landfill emissions – a real-life engineering application of large-eddy simulation”, AGU fall meeting, Dec 3-7, 2012, San Francisco, CA.

Zhou, B and C, Zheng, “Optimization of commercial rooftop PV systems in the continental United States using angle-and-wavelength-resolved solar irradiance data”, 38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, June 3-8, 2012, Austin, TX.

Zhou, B and F.K. Chow, “Large-eddy simulation of the nighttime boundary layer over the US Great Plains for wind energy applications”, AGU fall meeting, Dec 5-9, 2011, San Francisco, CA.

Zhou, B and F.K. Chow, “Assessment of explicit filtering and reconstruction turbulence models for large-eddy simulation over complex terrain”, 14th AMS Conference on Mountain Meteorology, Aug 30 – Sept 3, 2010, Lake Tahoe Vicinity, CA.

Zhou, B and F.K. Chow, “Large-eddy Simulation of the stable boundary layer with a focus on low-level jet and boundary layer depth”, 19th AMS Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, Aug 2-6, 2010, Keystone, CO.

Zhou, B and F.K. Chow, “Large-eddy simulation of flow over the Great Plains under stable atmospheric conditions”, AGU fall meeting, Dec 5-9, 2010, San Francisco, CA.

Zhou, B and F.K. Chow, “Large-eddy simulation associated with the low level jet under moderate to strong stable conditions”, AGU fall meeting, Dec 5-9, 2009, San Francisco, CA.

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